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Psychophysiology

Science of understanding the link beteen psychology and physiology. Psychologists are interested why we may fear spiders. Physiologists may be interested in the input/output system of the amygdala.

A psychophysiologist will attempt at linking the two. He might, for example, try to explain arachnophobia in terms of impulses coming in and out of the amygdala.



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